Entry-Level Home Health Aide Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level Home Health Aides is around $9.90 per hour. Geographic location and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. For the most part, Entry-Level Home Health Aides enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Slightly more than a fifth enjoy medical while one in seven get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to approximately one-tenth. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$12,255 - $39,474
(Median)
$12K
$20K
$39K
MEDIAN: $20,289
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$8.10 - $13.23
(Median)
$8
$9
$13
MEDIAN: $9.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$12,255 - $39,474  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $146.39  
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$16,762 - $29,110  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 68
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$6$12$18
Hourly Rate
$8.10 - $13.23  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.31  
Overtime
$0.00 - $17.13  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Bonus
$0.00 - $146.39  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$16,762 - $29,110  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,513
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Entry-Level Home Health Aides will find the worst pay at Comfort Keepers, where the median salary crawls in at $19K. Furthermore, compensation is curbed at $23K, leaving little room for growth.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $20,710

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For Entry-Level Home Health Aides, working in the bustling city of San Diego has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Entry-Level Home Health Aides will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+8 percent), Rochester (+7 percent), Philadelphia (+5 percent), and Indianapolis (+3 percent). Falling short of the national average by 10 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Akron. Employers also pay below the national average in Cincinnati and Detroit (8 percent lower).

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Skills That Affect Home Health Aide Salaries

Hospice Care
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Elder Care
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Home Care
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Home Health/Home Care
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National Average
$21,000

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 153 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 22%
dental benefits
Dental: 14%
medical benefits
Vision: 10%
dental benefits
None: 77%
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